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René Lévesque

René Lévesque GOQ; August 24, 1922 – November 1, 1987) was a Québécois politician and journalist who served as the 23rd Premier of Quebec from 1976 to 1985. Starting his career as a reporter, and radio and television host, he later became known for his eminent role in Quebec's nationalization of its electric power industry, and as an ardent defender of Quebec sovereignty. He was the founder of the Parti Québécois political party—and before that, a... Read More

BornAugust 24, 1922
Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada
DiedNovember 1, 1987 (aged 65)
Verdun, Quebec
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